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A 18-year-old female asked:

I am going to be 19 and my height is 5 ft i want to grow tall i wnt to be around 5.9 please guide me what to do im really worried ?

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Dr. Mahaveer Mukkamalla
Specializes in Family Medicine
Nothing: Unfortunately you have already grown to your max. Height (post pubertal). This may not be the answer of your satisfaction. Your height is decided by the genetics, i.E by the height of your parents or grandparents. So, please don't worry and continue a healthy lifestyle. Thanks!

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